October 5, 1999 - Escape Sequences
October 5, 1999|
Tips: October 1999
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
|octal byte (3 digits: |
|hexadecimal byte (2 digits: |
Be sure to use these inline characters only when needed. The behavior of some of them is not so intuitive. The carriage return escape sequence, for example, creates a new line only in dialog boxes and text areas.
Here are some strings that use these escape sequences: